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  • What Role Did The Black Death Play In European History

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    medicine throughout history. The history of mass deaths and illnesses and how medicine has stopped if not eliminated these diseases shows the advancement of people and education throughout history. As there have been many medical epidemics that spanned throughout history that have caused havoc on populations in the world, there are other impacts that expand past the loss of lives. Therefore, not only is the cure of illness itself incredibly fascinating but how it morphed history on a different levels

  • Individualism Vs. European Christianity

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    Shelley Li Ms. Cassell G Block 16 September 2015 History When people join together, they create society. When societies join together, they create history. The efforts of the people who orchestrate the course of events shapes not only our modern world, but the course of human history. But why is that, throughout history, certain societies were able to dominate the historical stage, and other societies go extinct? For example, Europe and China both had a “Golden Age”, but in the modern world, Europe

  • Benin Bronzes Analysis

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    specified plates from the AA100 Illustration Book, in order to better understand how, over the last century, European attitudes towards the bronzes have changed. Initially objects of monetary significance which furthered imperial colonisation, attitudes have transformed over time into appreciating the artefacts for their cultural significance, not only aesthetically

  • Day Of Glory: The Age Of Discovery

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    For centuries, dominant history as we know it has been shaped, twisted and prodded to the point that it is barely recognizable. Our alleged history that is imprinted in classroom textbooks and encyclopedias isn’t history at all, for as Eduardo Galeano believes, all dominant historical records are representative of the untruth. The apparent gaps and inconsistencies in the timeline of the past are substituted with excessive praise to renowned European colonizers. This historical amnesia was put in

  • How Were Their Decisions Significant To WWI?

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    U.S. Honors Pre-WWI Name:_____________________________ Score: ______ 40 Read Chapter 8. Do further research on databases and books. Your textbook is a resource but cannot be used as a cited source. You must have a Works Cited page. 1. Compare and contrast the foreign policies of

  • Stereotypes In The Film Apocalypto By Mel Gibson

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    Yes, the film Apocalypto does do a disservice to history, not just world history, but the history of an entire civilization. To allow over 3000 years of history and social advancement to be crammed into two hours of blood, gore, and aerial shots would ignites riots in many of the world’s countries. Yet, we as viewers and consumers have allowed it to be done to the history of the indigenous people of Meso-America. Along with being entertained by these falsities, we have allowed ourselves to become

  • A History Of The World In Six Glasses Summary

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    in 2006, Tom Standages’s book A History of the World in Six Glasses endeavors to use a timeline of drinks in order to link one of humanity’s greatest life source and it’s past. Standage’s thesis in the book A History of the World in Six Glasses is simply that these drinks or beverages are more than just a glass of liquid, but they tell a story in the way they were drunk, in whom they were given to, how they traveled, and most importantly, how they shaped history. His argument is clearly stated

  • Art And Architecture, Safavid Empire, And The Ottoman Empire

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    Nowadays, people around the world witness various art and architecture whilst traveling. The facts and history of the art and architecture goes overlooked. A majority of people do not have a full grasp of the meaning behind certain images and buildings. Therefore, historians around the world are educating individuals so that the true meaning and background does not fade away overtime. It is in their best interest that people are well informed and that it continues to be passed down for generations

  • Forensic Anthropology Research Paper

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    Europeans were making their way into the New World, and then specifically settling into the Chesapeake, in large numbers by May 1607. These settlers ended up creating and inhabiting the island of Jamestown. Jamestown was actually considered a fort, where

  • Examples Of New Historicism

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    particular, while cultural studies has taken an increasing interest in history, some historians have expressed a sense of being overtaken or displaced by cultural studies. E. P. Thompson and his The Making of the English Working Class (1978) not only constructs the English working class, ‘calling it up’ through the writing of its story, it also ushers in a new kind of history. Instead of focusing on the elite and the powerful, Thompson’s history places its distinctive emphasis on those who lived ordinary lives